Join with us in this simple act to remember victims, survivors of torture on June 26th

by Johnny ZokovitchExecutive Director, Pax Christi USA Torture has long been a primary issue of concern for our movement, and this month, as we mark Torture Awareness month and stand in support of survivors of torture, my colleague Dianna Ortiz, OSU is foremost in my mind. Perhaps no one has done more to raise awareness of torture or … Continue reading Join with us in this simple act to remember victims, survivors of torture on June 26th

TORTURE: Historic steps on the road to stop solitary confinement

from the National Religious Campaign Against Torture Recently the Department of Justice released the Report and Recommendations Concerning the Use of Restrictive Housing, which includes more than fifty “Guiding Principles” for addressing the use of solitary confinement within all correctional systems in the U.S., as well as new policies for the federal prison system. TAKE ACTION: … Continue reading TORTURE: Historic steps on the road to stop solitary confinement